The Robot in the Classroom: High Tech Students Display Their Handiwork on STEM Day

by Art Schwartz Reporter/staff writer, Hudson Reporter Feb 21, 2016 Inching around assorted debris, the robot crept forward to rescue the pair of climbers caught in the avalanche. Built of exposed metal beams, gears, motors, wires, and a hydraulic arm, the two-foot-tall robot towered over the three-inch climbers. “This is our competition robot,” said High...

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AACT Morphs into D|FAB and Embraces a New Generation of STEM Learners

(North Bergen–February 13, 2016) Formerly known as the Academy of Architecture & Contemporary Themes (AACT), the Digital Design and Fabrication Academy (D|FAB) at High Tech High School aims to usher in a new generation of leaders and workers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech...

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BCB Community Bank and Global Container Terminals Donate Funds to High Tech Dance Department for Trip to National High School Dance Festival

(North Bergen—February 12, 2016) BCB Community Bank and Global Container Terminals have each donated $1,000 to support High Tech’s Dance Department’s traveling expenses to the 27thAnnual National High School Dance Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.   The National High School Dance Festival, held Thursday, March 3rd, through Sunday, March 6th,...

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High Tech Robotics Club Earns BOTBALL Scholarship

(North Bergen, NJ–February 4, 2016) The Robotics Club received a $1,000 BOTBALL Scholarship from the BOTBALL Association, sponsored by NASA, to participate in the New York/New Jersey Regional BOTBALL Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. BOTBALL, an educational robotics program, concentrates on engaging middle and high school-aged students in team-oriented robotics competitions.  The Robotics Club...

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High Tech’s Keyu Sheng Qualifies as a Finalist for the 2016 Competition for a National Merit® Scholarship

(Evanston, IL—February 10, 2016) High Tech High School senior Keyu Sheng, a resident of Harrison, has met the qualifications as a finalist for the National Merit® Scholarship this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Sheng received a Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). NMSC has recognized approximately...

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High Tech’s Aaleah Oliver Advances to 2016 Poetry Out Loud Region 6 Competition

(Englewood, NJ—February 8, 2016) Aaleah Oliver, a resident of Secaucus, who won the 2016 Poetry Out Loud school-wide competition, represented High Tech High School at the Poetry Out Loud Region 6 Competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Oliver competed against students from all across Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties.  She recited...

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High Tech Business Majors Participate in 13th Annual NJ Business Idea Competition

(North Bergen—February 4, 2016) High Tech High School Business majors participated in this year’s New Jersey Business Idea Competition, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The 13th annual competition offers students the challenge of creating a business idea.   A panel of professors and experts in...

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High Tech French Club and French Honor Society Perform Fundraiser for Victim of the Paris Terrorist Attacks

(North Bergen—January 14, 2016) The High Tech School French Club and French Honor Society offered an after-school performance to raise funds for a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13th, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Thirty-nine-year-old Eric Thome, one of the 130 victims killed in the terrorist...

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High Tech High School Receives $20K Grant from Verizon Schools Program

By John Heinis/Hudson County View(North Bergen, NJ–January 22, 2016) High Tech High School received a $20,000 grant for their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program from Verizon’s Innovative Schools Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Verizon’s Director of External Affairs, Mark Bocchieri, presented this award to Hudson County...

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